Mitchell Thompson is a writer, editor and occasional radio producer based in Toronto.
The strike-breakers’ playbook
For over 30 years, Canadian employers have turned to a private security firm called AFIMAC to help surveil picket lines, provide scab labour, and break strikes.
Amazon, McDonald’s, A&W, Sleep Country, TJX Linked To Anti-Union Conference
Top Canadian companies were among the sponsors and attendees of Canada’s largest union-busting event, according to photos and documents obtained by Briarpatch.
How Honda’s anti-union monitor works
At a manufacturing plant in Ontario, Honda management maps out vulnerable “hot spots” on the shop floor as part of an effort to stop its workers from unionizing.
Police across Canada test out military equipment at private supplier ‘range day’
Experts say rising police militarization is a consequence of mixing police and military vendors at equipment expos